Junior Competitive Team (ages 9-13)
The Junior Comp Team is for all athletes interested in developing their off-road skills and endurance and that have interest in exploring competitive cycling. The Junior Team members can race in the Town Challenge MTB Series and will pre-ride the race course with a coach on Tuesdays prior to competition. Racing is encouraged but is not required. Athletes will have the opportunity to travel to out-of-town races. All athletes will learn the importance of stewardship and fundamental trail maintenance while working on designated trail work days. Coaching support provided at Wednesday evening race series events.
Minimum ability requirements: Some mountain biking experience and desire for physical and mental challenge.
Minimum equipment requirements: 27”-29” mountain bike, cycling helmet, cycling gloves, sunglasses, water and spare tube (the same size as your athlete’s tire!!)
Beneficial equipment: CamelBak, bike shorts, clipless pedals
DATES AND TIMES:
Spring: Tuesday & Thursday, May 16 - June 1, 4:00-6:00pm (mtb rides on road)
Summer: June 6 - Aug 4
- Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00-10:30am
- Friday, 8:00am - 12pm (long ride day)
2023 PROGRAM FEE: $1250, $1350 after May 15
SSWSC programs for summer 2023 that complement Junior Comp Team for well-rounded athletic development and that can work with the Junior Cycling Team schedule: Beginner or Intermediate Skateboarding, FunFit (10-12), Nordic Jumping and Trampoline.